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Pueblo Colorado

Spring Wrap Up

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 05.05.2014 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

We were biking on a Denver trail and there it was, a tree wearing a colorful, crocheted trunk wrap. The dressing was something unexpected and exciting, and we pedaled on with a new energy. I didn't realize what we'd come upon is an artistic movement called yarn bombing.

Boy Robs Colorado State Fair In Batman Costume

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | Denver

PUEBLO, Colo. -- A 16-year-old boy wearing a Batman shirt and mask broke into a building at the Colorado State Fair, then turned himself in to police ...

Angry Mob Pelts Man With Rocks Thought To Be Sex Attacker

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 07.20.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Residents angry that police had not warned them about sex assaults of children took matters into their own hands, chasing down a man th...

Boy Dies After 3 Years Without A Brain

AP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Denver

PUEBLO, Colo. — A Colorado boy who survived three years without a brain has died. Nickolas Coke, of Pueblo, was born with only a brain stem, a ...

Wetmore Fire Destroys A Dozen Homes; Others Evacuated

AP | Posted 12.24.2012 | Denver

WETMORE, Colo. — A wildfire that forced the evacuation of hundreds of people in and around a small southern Colorado town has damaged at least 1...

Wetmore Fire Grows Overnight, Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

Posted 10.24.2012 | Denver

The Wetmore Fire burning west of Pueblo, Colorado grew overnight spreading across more than 1,700 acres and forcing the evacuation of 386 people in th...

Siblings Plead Guilty

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Denver

By David Beasley ATLANTA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Two siblings serving lengthy prison sentences in Colorado in connection with a multistate ...

Romney's Visit Called The 'Height Of Irony'

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Mitt Romney campaigned in Pueblo, Colorado, on Monday, telling about 3,000 supporters that, as presid...

Pueblo Tables Domestic Partner Benefits For Gay City Employees

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 09.14.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Pueblo City Council made headlines Monday when it voted 5 to 1 to indefinitely table an ordinance tha...

The Public Trustee Ethics Crisis: Where Do We Go From Here?

Luis Toro | Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver
Luis Toro

The Denver Post's David Migoya deserves praise for his investigative reporting on ethics problems involving Colorado's public trustees.

Homeless Man Found Dead Was Choked, Beaten With Own Leg

Posted 07.06.2012 | Denver

Two homeless men, Hugh Smith, 54, and Richard "Shep" Sheppard, 53, have been arrested for the recent death a transient man in Pueblo whose body was fo...

1 Case Down, 2 Left To Go For Fugitive Siblings

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 06.30.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Three Florida siblings accused in a multistate crime spree that involved a daring bank robbery in Georgia were given prison time Monday...

Colo. Mother Allegedly Left 2-Year-Old Son To Die In A Field

Posted 01.31.2012 | Denver

Nyesha Hall-Gonzalez, 28, an El Paso County, Colo. mom, was arrested on Saturday for attempted first degree murder of her own 2-year-old son. Court do...

More Charges For Man Accused In Colo. Kidnapping

AP | Posted 01.24.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press PUEBLO, Colo. -- A man suspected in the kidnapping of a 9-year-old girl who escaped and called police from a Colorado Springs c...

PHOTOS: Pregnant Mare Rescued After Fall In Hole

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press PUEBLO, Colo. -- Pueblo County sheriff's officials say a 4-year-old pregnant mare is doing well after being rescued from a 7-fo...

Pueblo Woman 'De-Scalped' In Pit Bull Attack

Posted 07.24.2014 | Denver

Police say that a woman was on a walk Monday morning in the Pueblo, Colo. neighborhood of Peppersauce Bottoms when she was brutally attacked by two pi...

Man Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Woman's Dog

Posted 11.14.2011 | Denver

A Pueblo man was arrested mid-day Saturday after a woman found him in her backyard sexually assaulting her dog. The Pueblo Chieftain reports Kennet...

Alleged 'Ether Man' Rapist Sentenced To 64 Years

Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

Robert Bruce, 49, was convicted of trying to blow up the home of a Pueblo, Colo. police officer and sentenced to 64 years in prison, on Friday, accord...

UPDATE: Ryan Dougherty 'Was The Mastermind' Behind Crimes

AP | By P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 11.20.2011 | Denver

By P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press WALSENBURG, Colo. (AP) -- A sister and two brothers had planned to head to Mexico with money stolen in a Geor...

More Than 200 Pounds Of Cocaine Found During Traffic Stop

Posted 11.13.2011 | Denver

It all started with just an illegal lane change on Interstate 25, but during that routine traffic stop, Pueblo cops discovered 100 kilograms of cocain...

Accused Sibling Bandits Due In Court -- Doughertys Could Face Attempted Murder Charge

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Crime

WALSENBURG, Colo. -- Prosecutors in Colorado could be the first to pursue attempted murder and assault charges against three siblings accused in a cro...

'Dougherty Gang' Suspected In Another Case

AP | Posted 10.18.2011 | Crime

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah -- Three siblings arrested in Colorado following a nationwide crime spree are being identified as the primary suspects in the the...

Does Pueblo Heroin Bust Indicate Deeper Problem?

Posted 10.11.2011 | Denver

DEA agents announced Thursday the arrest of 24 people and seizure of more than 10 pounds of black tar heroin in Pueblo, Colorado. The Associated Pres...

Mustard Gas Leak Detected At Pueblo's Army Chemical Depot

Reuters | by Keith Coffman | Posted 10.03.2011 | Denver

DENVER (Reuters) - Mustard gas vapors were detected seeping from a chemical weapons depot in southern Colorado on Tuesday, but no one was sickened or ...

Man Dies Playing Russian Roulette

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.10.2011 | Denver

21-year-old Anthony Martin of Pueblo, Colorado, died early Sunday after an accidental gunshot wound to the head. Martin and several friends were pl...